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OnePlus' Co-Founder Says The Notch Is Here To Stay

Posted On: May 17, 2018   |   Posted By: Android Headlines

Smartphone maker OnePlus has apparently embraced the controversial notch in its latest flagship, the OnePlus 6 , and Co-founder Carl Pei recently discussed that decision and why critics of the feature can expect to continue seeing it for a while. Along with the notch, Pei also addressed the new phone's overall design, recent security issues including a massive security breach that left some customers with fradulent credit card charges, and why the company has no interest in getting into VR and AR like so many other manufacturers have decided to do these days.
Speaking on the notch, Pei said that it's a logical trend, and took care to note that it's optional on the OnePlus 6, with a software tweak able to black out the space around the notch to essentially erase it. The notch itself is a practical compromise of sorts; while it may not be the most beautiful design out there, it gives users more screen real estate without increasing the size of the phone or requiring special hardware or massive feats of...

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